This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG, as they do not contain the upstream commit d4d67150 that introduced this flaw.
More information can be found in this kbase: https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-40330
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0842||2010-11-10|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Ben Hawkes for reporting this issue.
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